Magpies Round A Dead Female Capercaillie
Magpies Round A Dead Female Capercaillie c1867 by Finnish Painter Ferdinand von Wright (1822 – 1906); known for his depiction of birds, and other animals and natural landscapes.
This painting depicts a group of magpies that are on the ground in a forest landscape, most likely in the fall since there is no green grass, green bushes or leaves; who are surrounding the body of a dead female Capercaillie, which is a type of bird that belongs to the grouse family.
One of the magpies that is standing by the dead bird looking at two of his companions that are behaving in an aggressive manner; while the fourth magpie pulls on the feathers of the dead Capercaillie.
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